Calculus of Variations
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Calculus of Variations

by Lev D. Elsgolc
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0486457990

ISBN-13: 9780486457994

Pub. Date: 01/15/2007

Publisher: Dover Publications


This concise text offers both professionals and students an introduction to the fundamentals and standard methods of the calculus of variations. In addition to surveys of problems with fixed and movable boundaries, it explores highly practical direct methods for the solution of variational problems.
Topics include the method of variation in problems with fixed

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This concise text offers both professionals and students an introduction to the fundamentals and standard methods of the calculus of variations. In addition to surveys of problems with fixed and movable boundaries, it explores highly practical direct methods for the solution of variational problems.
Topics include the method of variation in problems with fixed boundaries; variational problems with movable boundaries and other problems; sufficiency conditions for an extremum; variational problems of constrained extrema; and direct methods of solving variational problems. Each chapter features numerous illustrative problems, and solutions appear at the end.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486457994
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/15/2007
Series:
Dover Books on Mathematics Series
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,162,856
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

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